WASHINGTON COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Justin Gilbert, of Washington, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Wednesday hit and run vehicle collision in Washington County.

Gilbert, 19, ws killed after he was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle in Canton Township early Wednesday morning.


According to reports, Gilbert was on-foot in the area of W. Chestnut Street near Foodland in Washington, when he was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene around 4 a.m. Wednesday.

The involved vehicle was possibly a GMC.

Gilbert was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on the case should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 207,820. Its county seat is Washington. The county was created on March 28, 1781, from part of Westmoreland County – Wikipedia.